NJBA leaders: Outlook for organization, industry strong despite challenges to housing supply

The Atlantic Builders Convention wraps up Wednesday, as the popular conference marks its return to Atlantic City after last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic. Below is part two of our conversation with Jeff Kolakowski, the CEO of the New Jersey Builders Association, and Josh Mann, the association’s board president.

Passaic County, eyeing reuse of Toys R Us campus, among eight to receive EDA grants

The state is helping to jumpstart efforts to repurpose the sprawling former Toys R Us campus in Wayne, thanks to one of eight newly approved grants by the Economic Development Authority.

Atlantic Builders Convention returning to Atlantic City, with registration now open

The Atlantic Builders Convention is coming back to Atlantic City, marking the return of one of the region’s largest events after last year’s statewide shutdown due to the pandemic.

ACDEVCO, stakeholders plan May 25 event on jump-starting Atlantic City housing market

Business leaders are hoping to shine a light on Atlantic City’s available housing stock — and the incentives for would-be buyers — in a free event slated to take place this week.

Hard Rock announces $20 million upgrade for Atlantic City hotel, casino

Renovations are coming to nearly 100 suites at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City as part of a newly announced, $20 million investment at the boardwalk property.

Blatstein details plan for 100,000 sq. ft. entertainment space at Atlantic City’s Showboat

The owner of Atlantic City’s Showboat property has unveiled plans for an expansion that will create New Jersey’s largest arcade, a sports bar and other offerings at the former casino.

ACDEVCO, stakeholders secure $680,000 award for Atlantic City neighborhood plan

Business leaders have secured nearly $700,000 in state funding for Atlantic City’s Chelsea neighborhood, supporting everything from streetscape improvements to outdoor fitness classes.

Fitness, personal training academy takes 11,000 sq. ft. in Hamilton, R.J. Brunelli says

A fitness and personal training business is taking nearly 11,000 square feet at a Hamilton retail center, in the largest of several newly announced leases by R.J. Brunelli & Co.

Legal nonprofit renews 6,000 sq. ft. lease in Atlantic City, WCRE says

A legal aid organization has renewed its lease at an Atlantic City office building, under a newly announced transaction by Wolf Commercial Real Estate.

Gebroe-Hammer: Buyers wanted for 29-building, 406-unit rental portfolio

A sprawling collection of more than 400 apartments is on the market for sale in New Jersey, in a newly announced offering by Gebroe-Hammer Associates.